West Salem is looking to advance to where no Panthers
girls soccer team has been before...to the sectional
Tonight they host a sectional semifinal match against
West Salem enters the evening...
...having not allowed a goal yet this postseason.
West Salem strikes first.
Becca Karr just out of the keeper's reach.
Panthers up 1-0...
Eagles strike right back Carly Ridderbusch goal ties
it up at 1....
It stays that way until the 70th minute when Northland
Pines' Toess Osiecki gets an open look on a rebound
and puts it in.
They'd tack on an insurance goal ...West Salem season
ends...they lose three-to-one.
Both teams had a lot of good opportunities early.
We really had a couple chances early.
We could've put those in and could've changed the
complexity of the game
Aquinas two wins away from their first state appearance
since 2010...Blugolds hosting Assumption.
1st half .
after an early Assumption score ...
Here's another Royals shot on goal...
But Aquinas freshman Sydney Ion is there for the save!
Score remains 1 - nothing.
Fast forward to the second half.
Blugolds corner kick...
Aquinas's Emily Healy is there...
But Gena Grundhoffer is there for the Assumption save.
Blugolds still down 1 - nothing.
Less than a minute left...
Blugolds deep into Royals territory...
Maddi Wettstein kicks this ball past the goalie!...
But there's a sliding save from Rachel Metz!
Aquinas so close to tying things up...but they end
up losing one-nothing as their season comes to an
We had a young group come in .
played extremely well .
and as a team .
I helped to some mold it .
thats the best team in the area .
obviously disapointed that we just lost that game
but that's the way soccer goes at times
Tomah making their first girls soccer sectional appearance
as they host River Falls.
Early first half, Tomah down one, looking for the
The Timberwolves' Jamie Gaarder nutmegs the goalie..
But a defender clears it.
20th minute, River Falls on the attack...
Breanna Gilbertson working towards the net...
Her centering pass deflects off a defender and in,
Wildcats lead 2-0.
Second half, same score...
Gilbertson looking to pull River Falls ahead for good...
From a tight angle, she adds her second goal of the
Tomah's season comes to an end, River Falls wins 3-0.
Loggers in a stretch where six of eight games are
away from the friendly confines of the Lumber Yard.
La Crosse back at Copeland Park...
...to host Battle Creek for those only two home games
in that stretch.
Bombers third basemen, Connor Panas hits one to the
wall in left center.
One run scores on the play...Panas tries to stretch
it into a triple and he's thrown out.
But loggers down 5-0.
Loggers Marc Frazier now up to bat .
He swings and sends this one over the right field
Two runs score to make it 5-2
Jerrod Bravo up next for the Loggers.
He gets this one past the short stop.
Another run scores.
But La Crosse unable to rally from that defecit.
They lose 7-5.